Efi Mylonaki

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A previously characterized single nucleotide polymorphism (rs3130932) in the translation initiation codon of the OCT4B isoform of the human OCT4 gene, ATG → AGG, is expected to hamper its expression in individuals carrying the AGG genotype. A case-control association study was conducted to validate the AGG genotype as a risk factor for tumour development.(More)
Humans have the ability to synthesize vitamin D during the action of ultraviolet (UV) radiation upon the skin. Apart from the regulation of calcium and phosphate metabolism, another critical role for vitamin D in immunity and respiratory health has been revealed, since vitamin D receptors have also been found in other body cells. The term "vitamin D(More)
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